Safety and Security

The GW Police Department (GWPD) has over 100 officers protecting the community twenty four hours a day, every day of the year.

GWPD continuously patrols Mount Vernon Campus throughout each day, provides crime prevention education to the community, and coordinates safety and security for a variety of special events that affect campus security throughout the year.

Students should feel free to engage officers if they have questions or concerns about any safety issues.


Ames Hall, B313 (adjacent to the softball field)

Contact Information

202-242-6111 (Emergency Number)
202-242-6110 (Non-Emergency Number)
Email: [email protected]